THE COMBINED EFFECT OF VIRECHANA AND VRANABASTI IN TREATING CHRONIC VENOUS ULCER- A CASE REPORT
Keywords:Ayurveda, Dushtavrana, Jathyadi Taila, Masha Pishti, Shodhana, Virechana, Vranabasti.
Sushruta has explained various methods for Vrana Chikitsas. Virechana is vital to remove the vitiated Dosha from the body in turn normalize them and prevent recurrence of the wound. The local application of Vranabasti is one of the best substitutes for of chronic wound healing and Jathyadi Taila has better Shodhana & Ropana effect. Case: A case of 45 year old man, who presented with complaints of two venous ulcers in medial and lateral aspect of right ankle associated with pain, discharge, slough, oedema and discolouration of the skin since 2 years has been taken for the current study. Method: After initial Deepana and Pachana, Snehapana was administered with Mahatiktaka Ghrita. After Abhyantara and Bahya Snehana and Svedana, Virechana was administered with Avipattikara Churna. Vranabasti, was done every day for 30 minutes after the Samsarjana Karma Results: There was significant improvement in the size of the wound and nature of the surrounding tissues. Conclusion: The combination of Virechana and Vranabasti can be used as a line of treatment for the management of Chronic Venous Ulcer.
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